Business

Roger Yu | USA Today | 4/23/2014
Gannett Co., the parent of USA TODAY, said Wednesday first quarter revenue and operating income rose from a year ago following the acquisition of former competitor Belo, but quarterly net income fell as it incurred interest expenses related to the deal.  
Press Release | The McClatchy Co. | 4/23/2014
The McClatchy Company today reported a net loss, excluding the net impact of certain items, of $5.9 million for the first quarter of 2014, compared to a net loss in the 2013 first quarter, adjusted for similar iteams of $.7 million.
Beth Healy | Boston Globe | 4/23/2014
The Boston Globe has hired a commercial real estate broker to explore a sale of the newspaper’s Morrissey Boulevard building and property.
Andrew Beaujon | Poynter | 4/22/2014
The Orange County Register has formed a content-sharing deal with the news nonprofit Voice of OC, OC Weekly Editor Gustavo Arellano reported Monday.
Jan Schwalbe | Bloomberg | 4/22/2014
PubliGroupe SA surged as much as 25 percent to the highest in almost three years after Tamedia AG, which publishes the Zurich daily newspaper Tages-Anzeiger, bid for the advertising company to strengthen its position in the directory business.
Shanghai Daily | 4/21/2014
Chinese adults read 70.85 newspapers and 5.51 magazines a year, respectively down 6.35 and 1.05 year on year.
Martha Groves | Los Angeles Times | 4/21/2014
The Beverly Hills Courier has been sold to Paula Kent Meehan, a former hair-care products executive turned philanthropist.

The Canberra Times | 4/21/2014
Mobile traffic to the website has risen from 42,000 readers a month in June 2013 to 60,000 in February, an increase of 43 per cent.
Tom Risen | U.S. News & World Report | 4/21/2014
News groups lack patience to endure pre-profit stage of startups they create.
Britt Robson | MinnPost | 4/18/2014
Taylor — who also owns the Minnesota Timberwolves and Taylor Corp. — confirms how much he paid for the Star Tribune, his winding path to acquisition, and dickering with bankers over the $75 million in debt the paper will likely carry.
Paul Linford | HoldtheFrontPage | 4/14/2014
Trinity Mirror has announced the closure of a free newspaper series in West London with up to 15 jobs at risk of redundancy.  
Brad Stone | Bloomberg Businessweek | 4/10/2014
In the desert of short news bites and unsatisfying blog posts, the website and weekly e-mail Longreads is a refreshing anomaly.
Merrill Knox | Mediabistro | 4/4/2014
Tribune Digital Ventures has agreed to acquireTV by the Numbers for an undisclosed amount.  
Ken Doctor | Nieman Journalism Lab | 4/18/2014
New Haven Register Names New Publisher
digitalfirstmedia.com | 4/17/2014